Blacksmith, Bosnia

Blacksmith at a stall with metal tools and utensils for sale in Majdan, a village between Jajce and Banja Luka, Bosnia (14 April 2014). Majdan is well known locally for the quality of its metalworking, of which it has a long tradition. © Rudolf Abraham. All Rights Reserved Click here to license this image and …

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Zmijanski vez

Radenka Jungić working on a piece of Zmijanje embroidery in her gallery shop in Banja Luka, Bosnia (11 April 2014). Zmijanje embroidery (Zmijanski vez) is a distinctive style of embroidery unique to this region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and is due to be inscribed on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in October 2014. …

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A few days ago I was in Bosnia and Herzegovina working on a feature about stecci, a distinctive type of medieval tombstones found in BiH. This image is from Radimlja necropolis, near Stolac, Bosnia & Herzegovina. © Rudolf Abraham. Click here to license this image and for more photos of stecci in Bosnia and Herzegovina. …

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